Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Minimum Standards for Licensed Private Child-Placing Agencies [22 VAC 40 ‑ 131]
Action Adopt new standards for licensed private child-placing agencies.
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 4/1/2011
Previous Comment     Next Comment     Back to List of Comments
3/31/11  8:39 pm
Commenter: Mary Anne O'Hare

Religious freedom for Charities

It is critical that the state preserve the religious liberties of adoption agencies who are run by religious organizations.  The new standards would in effect shut down those religious organizations who provide a necessary and free service to families.  These new standards should not be adopted.

CommentID: 16418